Inventory & Picking

Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated mobile data collection & paperless picking of inventory through RFID and wireless technologies.


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By MMH Staff · September 13, 2017
Company welcomes more than 200 visitors to its new strategically placed Tech Center.
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By MMH Staff · September 12, 2017
Learn how this Fortune 500 aftermarket manufacturer relies on self-serve, automated technology to increase employee productivity and to reduce handheld scanner repair and replacement costs.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 8, 2017
How a hometown department store chain transformed its e-fulfillment processes with pouch sortation technology.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
No picking technology can do everything, so it’s important to let the profiles of SKUs and orders pick the right solution.
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By Admin · August 3, 2017
Labor is frequently the dominant cost of a facility, no matter where it is located within the U.S.
By Josh Bond · July 12, 2017
Having graduated from concept to compelling, robotic piece-picking solutions are hungry for career advancement.
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By Admin · June 12, 2017
It’s an omni-channel world, and retail warehouse and DC operations must now seamlessly orchestrate a combination of software, automation, hardware and supporting equipment to meet ever-increasing customer expectations or be rendered irrelevant.
By Josh Bond · June 7, 2017
The tightrope strung between storage and picking is an ever-changing balancing act to optimize labor and throughput.
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By MMH Staff · May 16, 2017
This white paper overviews the various, self-contained, goods-to-person AS/RS systems available for handling the totes, cases and eaches most frequently faced by e-commerce order fulfillment operations, and the typical applications for each.
By Kate Kotecki, Contributing Editor · May 9, 2017
By taking a fresh look at their cycle counting practices, warehouse and DC teams are creatively using existing technology and resources to expand their cycle count benefits.
By Josh Bond · May 8, 2017
Distributor transitions from paper-based to voice-based execution ahead of facility move. WMS, Warehouse Management Systems upgrades using Voice Technologies, Distributors us voice picking technology to promote growth.
By MMH Staff · May 3, 2017
Whether for new warehouses or expansions, several key preparation steps can ensure warehouse labels and signs meet needs and go-live date.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 5, 2017
How does a fastgrowing, e-commerce startup company build out order fulfillment capabilities? Thrive Market answered that question with its new facility in Indiana.
By Roberto Michel · April 4, 2017
Our annual survey of reader investment levels in materials handling equipment and technology shows that with e-commerce-related pressures growing, they’re bumping up investment in the key enablers for flexibility and efficiency.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2017
Bastian Solutions (Booth S3646) has a variety order picking technologies on display, including mobile robotic order picking, and augmented reality picking with vision-and voice-enabled wearable smart glasses for hands-free work.

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